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MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection

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MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection, 1840-2011 | McCracken Research Library

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 006 - William F. Cody Collection, 1840-2011Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1840-1917

Primary Creator: Cody, William Frederick "Buffalo Bill"

Extent: 140.0 Boxes

Abstract

This collection is one of the largest in the library. It documents the life and activities of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, including his time as an army scout, Indian fighter, showman, rancher, and developer. Included are correspondence, legal documents, Buffalo Bill's Wild West programs and route books, scrapbooks, publications, and memorabilia. Also included are materials dealing with Cody's family and information on the Cody Family Association. An important component of this collection includes the Buffalo Bill dime novels, comics and other pulp publications, over 4,000 items in all, and published in more than ten countries. Also present within this set of papers are subseries on Wild West performers Annie Oakley, Johnny Baker and Doc Carver.

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.  Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Related Materials: Digitized Collection of William F. Cody - MS 006 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/BBOA/order/identi/ad/asc.

Preferred Citation: William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Collection, MS 6, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Acquaintances],
[Series 2: Business],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Memorabilia],
[Series 5: Other Wild West Shows],
[Series 6: Personal],
[Series 7: Dime Novels],
[Series 8: Oversize],
[Series 9: Photographs],
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Series 5: Other Wild West ShowsAdd to your cart.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: 101 Ranch (Miller Brothers)Add to your cart.
Folder 1: AdvertisingAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2232: Stamps: Commemorative, Miller Brothers 101 Ranch, 1915Add to your cart.
Item MS6.3494: The Wild Bunch on the 101 Ranch Show, 1916Add to your cart.
Vol 2 (3), Chicago Illinois, July 1916
Item MS6.4069: Stamps: Commemorative, Miller Brothers 101 Ranch, 1915Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Motion PicturesAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2233: Letterhead: Buffalo Bill's Last Performance, 1916Add to your cart.
Miller Brothers 101 Ranch
Item MS6.2234: "In Filmland by the Pacific" by Charlton Lawrence Ed...Add to your cart.
Miller Brothers 101 Ranch
Folder 3: PostcardsAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.3361: Postcard: Black & White Photo of the Parry SistersAdd to your cart.
101 Ranch Cow Girls
Folder 4: ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2237: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2238: Program: Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West, Tepee and TrailAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2239: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
July 24
Item MS6.2240: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
July 26
Item MS6.2241: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2242: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2243: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2244: Program: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild WestAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2245: Program: Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Real Wild West & Great Far EastAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Route BooksAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2246: Route Book: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild West, 1915Add to your cart.
Item MS6.2247: Route Book: Miller Brothers & Arlington 101 Ranch Real Wild West, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Route BooksAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.603: Article: "Bandits Surounded and Bank Robbers Escape", 1904Add to your cart.
Monmouth Illinois Daily Review, Nov 4, 1904
Item MS6.3162: Route Schedule: Season 1910, 101 Ranch Real Wild West, 1910Add to your cart.
Folder 7: SouvenirsAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2235: Complimentary Ticket: 101 Ranch Real Wild West, 1927Add to your cart.
Item MS6.2236: 101 Ranch Real Wild West ShowAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Barnum & BaileyAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2248: Barnum & Baily, July 4th - The Star Spangled Banner, 1917Add to your cart.
Item MS6.2249: Map of Tent Layout, Greatest Show on Earth, "The White City of CanvasAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2250: La Materiel De Chemin De Fer, 1902Add to your cart.
Soixante-sept Wagons, Quatre Trains
Item MS6.2251: Grosste Schaustelung Der ErdeAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2252: Magazine: Barnum & Bailey: Greatest Show on Earth, Famous FoundersAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: European Trained Wild Animal ShowAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2269: Stock Certificate: No 1, 118 Shares, Harry G. Wilson, 1912Add to your cart.
March 20, 1912
Item MS6.2270: Stock Certificate: No 2, 1 Share, Jacob Van Buskirk, 1912Add to your cart.
March 20, 1912
Item MS6.2271: Stock Certificate: No 3, 1 Share, Henry M. Stratton, 1912Add to your cart.
March 20, 1912
Folder 10: ForepaughAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2231: "The Progress of Civilizations: Thrilling Incidents"Add to your cart.
Folder 11: IXL Ranch Wild West ShowAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2268: Program: Roy Chandler Presenta El I.X.L. Ranch Wild West ShowAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Nebraska Bill's Wild West CompanyAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.3918: Business Card: Bounding Fawn, Nebraska BillAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Pawnee Bill's Far EastAdd to your cart.
Item MS6.2264: Route Book: Season 1900, Pawnee Bill's Far East, 1900Add to your cart.
Item MS6.3322: Hand-Tinted Drawing: Pawnee Bill's Great Buffalo RanchAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show On EarthAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: AdvertisementAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Oversize?Add to your cart.
Folder 15: ProgramsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Oversize?Add to your cart.
Folder 16: SouvenirsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Oversize?Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Samuel Franklin CodyAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Ticket: Une Entree, 2nd PlaceAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Acquaintances],
[Series 2: Business],
[Series 3: Correspondence],
[Series 4: Memorabilia],
[Series 5: Other Wild West Shows],
[Series 6: Personal],
[Series 7: Dime Novels],
[Series 8: Oversize],
[Series 9: Photographs],
[All]


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